Job Opportunities

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Bi-lingual (English/Somali) Intake Interviewer

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc. (SMRLS) is seeking to fill an Intake Interviewer position in its Hotline Unit. The exact office of the position will be determined with the selected applicant.

Senior Leadership Attorney - Mankato, Minnesota

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc. (SMRLS) is seeking a full time Senior Leadership Attorney located at its Mankato, Minnesota office. The Senior Leadership Attorney will provide leadership and oversight to SMRLS’ Southwest Region, which is comprised of 17 counties in the Southwest corner of Minnesota. The Senior Leadership Attorney is responsible for overseeing the work for 17 staff in 2 SMRLS’ offices located in Mankato and Worthington. The Senior Leadership Attorney reports to the SMRLS’ Director of Business Administration and has direct and indirect supervision of staff in both offices.

Full-Time Paralegal Bilingual Outreach Specialist (18 months)

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc., (SMRLS) is seeking to fill 3 paralegal bilingual outreach specialist positions for its Education Law Advocacy Project (ELAP). This is a new position funded by a grant through the Legal Services Corporation to expand SMRLS' capacity to represent students who need legal assistance with accessing the educational support services they are entitled to. This grant is funded for eighteen months and SMRLS will actively be seeking additional funding sources to continue this program when the initial grant expires.

Family Law Staff Attorney - Albert Lea/Rochester

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc., (SMRLS) is seeking to fill a staff attorney position for its Albert Lea office, but the position can also be housed in Rochester. The attorney will handle primarily family law cases. The Albert Lea office is located in SMRLS’ Southeast Region which also has offices in Rochester and Winona.

Staff Attorney - SMRLS SW Region

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc., (SMRLS) is seeking to fill a Staff Attorney position in the Southwest Region to handle primarily Housing Law matters. The position can be located in either Worthington or Mankato, with preference given to Worthington. The attorney hired will also handle government benefits and other types of cases.

Paralegal - SW Region

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc., (SMRLS) is seeking to fill a fulltime paralegal position in its Southwest Region with offices in Mankato and Worthington. Preferably, this position will be based in the Mankato office, but SMRLS will consider applicants preferring to be based in the Worthington office. The paralegal will primarily provide support to attorneys on Family Law cases, under the supervision of an attorney.

Staff Attorney - Family

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc. (SMRLS) is seeking to fill a family law attorney position in its Metro Region. The position is based in the St. Paul office. The attorney will handle contested family law matters.

Staff Attorney - Housing

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc. (SMRLS) is seeking to fill a housing attorney position in its Metro Region. The position is based in the St. Paul office.

Paralegal

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc., (SMRLS) is seeking to fill a paralegal position (.8 FTE) in one of its St. Paul, Minnesota, offices. This position will be based in the St. Paul Midway office location. The paralegal will provide support to attorneys in immigration law cases. The paralegal will provide representation for low income immigrant victims of domestic violence and violent crimes in U and VAWA cases, U visa cases, U visa adjustment of status cases, and other types of immigration cases.

Elder Law Staff Attorney

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc. (SMRLS) is seeking to fill an elder law attorney position in its Metro Region, with case responsibility in the Southwest Region also. The position will be housed in either St. Paul or Mankato, MN

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